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PBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the final weekend has now arrived before the fiscal cliff hits on new year's day and wit
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
education and remembering general norman schwarzkopf. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. toda
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
this stuff also about the educational stuff like the policy-making situations which i'm very interested in. it's a great thing washington, d.c. has all these things and c-span has covered it. >> c-span created by america's cable companies in 1979 luft. >>> president obama meets with house and senate leaders from both parties this afternoon at the white house that meeting is scheduled for 3:00 eastern in the oval office. politico rights leader's side is hopeful there will be a breakthrough on preventing the tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to take effect on january 1st. earlier today senator tom harkin held and even outside of the capitol about the fiscal cliff. he called it a battle for the middle class. we will also hear from congressman chris van hollen and members of advocacy groups. >> are we ready? okay. good morning. all right. good morning. welcome to this cold morning press conference here outside of the senate office building. i am the executive director of network and i am one of them on the bus. we're here to continue the message, grizzlies to find a solution to the eco
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
to grow up. i feel like if you do these little things, in the education system from sixth grade through 12th grade every year -- everyone knows who george washington is, but you should have a class every year that allows you to live in a better neighborhood and allows you to buy a home, and giving people a credit, and allows them to get a car with a low-interest rate. guest: a real problem in american education is we are no longer in a position to require high personal standards. good example, when i was in college, i got a piece of paper when i was a freshman, i went to a state teachers college in new york state, wonderful institution. they said we expect our students and i read with to endure to my personal standards or we will throw you out of here. that's basically what the paper said. that then filters down. we don't have that anymore. instead we hear about people come from different backgrounds and different cultures. i came from different backgrounds and a difficult to prevent him from an italian immigrant family in new york city. my father was aborted or salesman. his father was a
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
as a way to afford a college education, but the real education she received was in iraq where on march 23rd, 2003, her convoy took a wrong turn and was ambushed by iraqis, she was captured and became the first american p.o.w. to be successfully rescued since world war ii. >> on april 1st, 2003, a special army special forces, rescue jumpers, army rangers and navy seals landed in iraq. the mission, to take home jessica lynch. they entered the hospital where she was being held, and found her. >> where do the windows go out to? >> it's okay. >> lynch was suffering from mental distress and severe physical injuries, including several broken bones. within seven minutes of the first american boots hitting the ground, lynch was on a helicopter headed for much needed medical attention. after nine days in captivity, her nightmare was over. >> you're doing wonderful, okay? >> welcome back. >> her rescue-- (applause) >> indeed her rescue launched the news coverage and she was a hero. she says she's not going to take credit for something she tonight do and survived herself simply as a survivor. would yo
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
are admitted may face expulsion due to their faith. the fwa high institute for higher education -- the baha'i institute for higher education established after they were barred from attending other universities were declared illegal this year and six educators from that institute are currently imprisoned in iran. these are just a fraction of the injustices, mr. speaker, that the baha'is face at the hands of the iranian regime. the regime has sought to make life for the baha'i people simply unlivable. they seek to take things from everyday life. this resolution draws attention to their plight. it calls on the iranian regime toened its campaign of -- to end its campaign and it condemns them for the persecution of the baha'is and calls on the regime to immediately release the baha'is that it wrongfully holds in captivity, including the seven baha'i leaders and the six baha'i educators and it calls for the president and the secretary to make publicly -- to publicly express the same sentiments. finally, the resolution urges the president and the secretary of state to use measures already enacted
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
prevention. we also believe parents need to be educating their kids and talking to kids about appropriate sexual behaviors to assure all of the young people in philadelphia are prepared when they think about having sex for the first time. we believe that our role is to assure that as partners for parents, we provide what young people may need if they're going to act responsibly in terms of sexual relations. >> you talk about education and i just want to throw out numbers. 25% of new hiv infections in philadelphia alone are teenagers. 15% of philadelphia students say they weren't taught about hiv or aids in school. some might argue maybe more education might be the answer, not condoms. >> we don't think it's one or the other. we think most are important. we're including education not only in schools but also include the internet and we're providing condoms as we've been doing now for more than a year in a number of locations throughout the city for young people. >> let's talk a little bit about the program. tell me a little bit about how it will work, because the part that i sort of took t
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm EST
with literacy. that is a problem with education. there is an inevitable path of increasing sophistication, the amount of information that people can process and the amount of narrative complexity that people can process. it is on an increasing curve. >> i know you are an optimist. >> i am optimistic. look at television in 1968 versus or television is today. look at what the cbs evening newscast from 1974 versus what is happening today. it has become more politicized. the ability to process information has grown. these are issues of education. >> [inaudible] >> right. it is now more obvious. >> there is ongoing battle globally. people are putting out ideas. various ways, hidden or not, and value systems for these arguments. that is going on all the time. every single person involved on whatever level in our industry is putting something out there. obviously, you have to take responsibility for it. you try to work out exactly -- you join in a battle. someone else is saying probably the opposite. you have to get in there and do it. other people will not stop and you have to do battle with th
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
but establish a consensus among the two divided fraction of the society. right now we have educated middle class on one camp and the so-called lamists and majority of the illiterate part on the other side. that's not the way we expected after the uprising. we need a charter that unifies people that not talking about controversial issues like role, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, freedom of worship but talk about science, technology, health care, that is what people compare about. we are going through difficult time that the economy is falling apa, standard andoor downgraded us to a d minus. not in the greatest shape. we need to see a way to move forward. but it is difficult time right now. >> ifill: but if these numbers hold, it looks like pretty significant victory for the muslim brotherhood, was this silent majority that was speaking? >> i'm not sure it's a silent majority. you have islamists which is probably like 30% of the country the rest are as you know, one-third of the country is illiterate. they are being told that this is stability. i think they have right to think that
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 8:00pm PST
on 2016. when way come backna from -- when we6. come back from energy to c education, it is picked for the good news stories of the year. >>> well, just when you thought there wasn't all that much to cheer about in 2012, a panel is here with some good news. "wall street journal" editorial board member starts us off. what is your big good news of the year? >> it is a high energy story. >> just like you, high energy. >> basically we have through technology, the united states has discovered it has a huge amount of both shell oil and shell gas, and it can get it out of the ground. as i say thanks to technology. and that's not just a u.s. story. it is a north american story. there was a ton of oil in canada. there is the same geological formations in mexico. there is a lot of energy that can come upe'. the ceo of flor says there is at least $30 billion of potential c projects around the u.s. gulf of mexico. >> u people say by 2020 we could be self-sufficient in terms of providing most of the oil and the gas we get domestically. what are the implications of this for the larger economy?
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
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CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am EST
for months and years. i make plans for education in 2001 for the dutch government. i always follow something for inspiration. i saw last time that the democrats and republicans, the parties, they are working so good together to make something happen. host: you think the fiscal cliff debate is a good sign for the country? caller: absolutely, it is a good sign for the country. you know, america does not need money. america is money. america needs jobs. what kind of jobs? american jobs. what is on american jobs? to do the best and to bring the best things. that is the mayor, -- the america that i see. i seek some unity. i travel around the world. i see some the young americans everywhere. they become the best. host: from manitoba, canada, thank you so much for calling in. a few other stories we want to run through for you -- we will continue this discussion into the next segment. here is the story on federal workers getting a pay raise -- another story at what point you to, this from "the new york times" -- one other story i wanted to point out this morning, this from the new york daily news --
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 12:00am PST
could get teared apart. for educational purposes we want to come on the know to teach people about these crew kre tours for a serp reason. >> it looks like a cat and part bear. >> 90% of people have never even a bear cat. >> next we have a palmsiva. the droppings are used to fert lies droppings. >> he eats the coffee bean. it goes through his stomach and intestines and they take it and bake it for $500 a pounds. it is supposed to be medicinal. in sars, this is the animal that caused the sars disease. this is a delicacy in asia. they use the fur and the scent glands for perfume. but it loved to eat cobras as well. he could eat a king cobra. when a cobra strikes he goes like this. and you can predict it. this animal comes down on the ground and walks around the cobra and all of a sudden the creature runs around the cobra and the co are is trying to follow him and gets so dizzy and he falls over -- it's funny but not funny for the cobra. >> that's unbelievable. >> he goes around in circles until he is so dizzy. >> he knows how the do that. >> the palm civet. this animal here, is one y
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm EST
they're nuclear now, the next has to be oneat that is wey educated in what is happening otherwise we will end up with muchween bigger benghazi proble. lou: imagine the constitutional referendum tomorrow. it will take some time for that to fully develop with support for president morsi's judgment for what it should look like. will he prevail, will h hear the end of the process possessed the powers he claimed for himselfocf mexico for which he has since relinquished? >> unfortunately my answer will be, yes. president morsi of egypt has maneuvered, we need to go and get a strong message of note to the referendum but the other part of the opposition saying we want to boycott, so now they are divided, the result will be the muslim brotherhood, government of egypt will be most likely win this referendum. on the other hand the opposition is very strong in egypt, the return to the previous situation, so what i suggest the future is morsi will try to establish a referendum state in a very strong opposition for months and months for the regime innt egypt.nths lou: as we wrap up, professor, ru
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
? oh, you so got it made. ♪ at subway now you can get 4 box tops for education on 70 general mills products. 4 more box tops... so we can help our schools even more. that's 84 box tops! [ female announcer ] get 4 box tops, now only a walmart. >>> this is a news 4 news break. >> good morning, everyone. it's 7:26 on monday, december 3 31. a rough morning on the roads. alexis davies is here with all you need to know. >> we have good news on the roadways. all of the oubd lanes on the memorial bridge have been re-opened. there was an earlier accident that shut them down. it's been cleared out of the roadway and has been re-opened. a live look now at the beltway. the inner and outer loop looking good. you're looking at an 11-minute drive time. >> we have breaking news from montgomery county. you're looking live at chopper 4 video where teams are rescuing two hunters who were stranded after their boat floated away in toby town. both are doing okay. new this morning fairfax county police are investigating a deadly crash. a tractor-trailer and a car collided on sully near route 66 west befo
CNN
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
the gang problem or gun problem in chicago. law enforcement is not going to fix the educational system or the poverty rate or any of those other things. >> get closer to home now. it's starting to get late, boys. >> reporter: one thing we noticed on our ride-along, the amount of children on the streets after dark. 34 kids have been killed in the violence this year alone, including 7-year-old heaven sutton, who was shot in the head while selling candy in her front yard. >> juveniles are the ones getting shot. we got to get them home. that's where the parents can help us a lot. >> quite frankly, we need the parents to step up a little built more and take ownership, sincerely of their children, and raise them a little bit better. >> stay here. >> reporter: at one point, they pull over two men driving a car with illegal tail pipes. >> got a license? >> reporter: they approach with caution and get them out you. they end up being clean. no gang tattoos, just two young men out trying to have a good time. the men may feel like they're being harassed. they say it's a part of the job. >> overall
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00am PST
? >> again, they raise the animals. they know these are wild animals, but for educational purposes, especially the honor of coming here to your show tonight, to teach people about these creatures. teach people about these creatures and an animal, they'll shoot the animal because it might get chickens or something. the good lord created creatures for a reason, this is spectacular. call them a bear cat because he looks like a bear. -- feels like a better. have you ever touched a bear? >> no. >> that's stupid. >> no, sensible. >> not many people have seen a bear cat binturong. >> amazing creature. thank you very much. next is a palm civet. >> i don't know if you remember the czars disease. >> the palm civet, its droppings are used to fertilize coffee. someone told me that. >> eats a coffee bin, goes through his intestines, take it and bake it and sell it for $500 a pound. palm civet coffee. can you imagine that? >> extraordinary. >> supposed to be medicinal. but if you remember czars ill disease killed people? >> yeah. >> this is the animal that caused the disease. it's a dell cassie
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 8:15pm EST
this other thing that we haven't even thought about. i feel like there could he and education, sort of guide to how we would put recruitment strategies or how to use them as a tool in other fields? >> i think you're absolutely right in that is why had done this thing up diving. i've been involved with politics since i was 16 and i go juan iranian television and they go on saudi television discussing world affairs. i also do american television on a radio station talking about world affairs. why? these things are all related. mass behavior among parts having relationship to mass behavior among human beings doesn't make that massive behavior predictable because the mass of behavior builds behavior considerably. it builds on repulsion but in recognizing the commonalities lies a hint of the solution and if you read my first book the lucifer principle, the forces of history, you will see ideas like this applied in ways that relate directly to geopolitics and to economics and if you read my second book global brain, the office from the secretary of defense thought that book was so relevant to thes
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm PST
north korea. a few people are getting out and educating the world about what ordinary life in north korea is like. about the concentration camps there and the oh lit cal prisons where three generations of a family can be imprisoned for so called political crimes and how the regime uses food as a weapon for ordinary people just to keep them in line and control them. >> greta: how do they know it is even better outside north korea to even go there? that is what i never understood. they are there and don't know figure. how do they know to go anyplace? >> this is something else that s happening thanks to the people who have escaped. think about it. if you are an immigrant to any country the first thing you want to do is let your family and friends know that how you are doing in your new home and what things are like there and so, too, the few north koreas who have gotten out are finding ways to get information back to north korea. you can't send a letter. you can't make an ordinary phone call. you can't sent a text message or an e-mail so what do they do? they hire cor couriers who walk
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 8:00pm EST
is at st. john's in annapolis, loving it. >> he does not take after his father -- a classical education, books? >> when he was five or six he was writing his own histories of medieval warfare. i stayed back. we played a wonderful video game, age of kings. you build your own castles and -- i let him play as much as he wanted to. he took to reading. he loves history, faulkner, he is a reader. so i just stand back. he will go wherever he goes. >> what about the 1980's -- what kind of work did you do then? >> at a certain point, after factories and bartending, my father had been an employee at a japanese company and outside of boston. he had moved up to vice president to president with no equity and a share stock. my brother and i had worked there in high school in the factory. the company made steam valves and big heavy iron casting for steam traps on oil lines or submarines. it was light manufacturing, but dirty, dusty, and that is what a summer job consisted of. my brother is older -- he came out of the army and went in as jr. purchasing clerk. sometime in the late 1970's i had had an of
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
. host: at any time take after his father whether he would study classical education, becomes? guest: when he was five or six he was writing his only little history of medieval warfare. i stayed back. we played a wonderful video g e game, age of kings. it is very -- you build your own castles and that was -- i let little play it as much as he wanted to. he took to reading and he loves histo faulkner. he is a reader. so, i just stand back because he will go wherever he goes. host: go back there. what about the 1980's. what work did you do then? guest: at a certain point after factories and bar tending my father had been an employee, the japanese with call him a company man in a small manufacturing company outside of boston and he had moved from sales manager to vice president to president without any equity. my brother and i both worked there in high school in the factory. the company made steams valves and heavy iron castings for steam traps on oil lines or submarines. it was lit manufacturing but -- light manufacturing but dirty, dusty. that is what our summer jobs consisted of. my
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 9:00am PST
to an education. >> i would get my education if it is in home, school, or any place. >> the taliban retaliated, hunting her down, shooting her in the neck, and back. the attack outraged even hardened pakistanis, and all around the world malala quickly became an international symbol of good against evil. today, she is recovering in england. number one, president barack oba obama. >> tonight you voted for action. not politics as usual. >> after a long, and we mean long and bitter campaign, president obama won re-election. in 2012, the president also won the supreme court stamp of approval for his health care reform program, and made history with this statement. >> i think same sex couples should be able to get married. ♪ >> as 2012 comes to a close, the president joined in grief with the community, shocked by senseless violence. >> these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> brooke baldwin, cnn, atlanta. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 9:00am PST
cnn's 2009 hero of year for bringing education it to mani manila's street children through mobile push cart classrooms. he hopes to be an inspiration it to others. >> i'm representing the street children to give them hope. >> he's one special boy. you may remember one of the 2011 nominees for the children's peace prize, malala yousufzai for supporting educational rights. she's still recovering from that attack in a british hospital. >>> his film bringing the santa claus, the sandeman and easter bunny to life on the big screen. we're talk to the director of "the rise of the guardians." when you have diabetes... your doctor will say get smart about your weight. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimize blood sugar spikes. [ male announcer ] glucerna hunger smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] humans. even when we cross our "t"s and dot our "i"s, we still run into problems -- mainly other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto p
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
squeeze investment thes in the next generation. education, infrastructure, research. there really needs to be a balance both between taxes and spending and then on the spending side between restraining discretionary spending and restraining entitlements which are aimed at today's seniors. >> so many times we've heard talk about generational warfare between old and young. but this is a little bit different. >> right. first of all, there is no -- today there is generational warfare more in the opposite direction. the polls show that young people by and large are willing to pay for entitlements for today's seniors. what's eroded is the willingness of today's senior ares to pay for social spending that benefits today's young people. the federal government today spends $7 per capita on seniors for every dollar it invests in kids. and the electoral paradox here is that democrats are winning overwhelming majorities over these nonwhite young people. 6 60% of white steeniors voted fo romney. and there's a risk over time if they're not restrained, they can squeeze out spending investment on young
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 1:30pm EST
molecular biology for a master's, but it's clear that he is scientific education did not go in vain. when i got my copy i went to the chapter that i would be able to judge vest on the energy environment or chapter 5 conservation and clean energy chaos. i happen to love the liberation myself, so i got a freebie in that title and i was pleased to see the tape on the creasy aspects of the environmental policy favored by progressives from those that don't work to ruechel or heads that his attitude and don't get you clean. and they pointed out some points about water conservation where if you were worried about water conservation you wouldn't be looking at the shower heads and toilets because most of the water that is used as industrial for energy use and irrigation and so forth and you have to get all the way down to the 1% level when you talk about the consumer use of water that he would be trying to knock that down by a percentage or so by going to the smaller toilets and showers. so i am hoping that one of the things that we also discuss is one of my pet peeves which is the willingness of pr
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
have to do this at schools. i say local education decisions are best made at the local level. >> reporter: independent senator joe lieberman says gun control needs to be on the table along with all other possible solutions, heather. heather: steve, how are democrats reacting to the in. ra proposal? >> reporter: predictably they don't buy it and like it one bit. some are predicting laperriere's stand will help their cause. >> i think he is so extreme and so tone deaf he actually helps the cause of us passing sensible gun legislation in the congress. >> we have 130,000 elementary and secondary schools in this country. if we have two officers in each that would cost $25 billion. where is that money going to come from? >> reporter: senator dianne feinstein planning to introduce a new ban on assault weapons when congress reconvenes next month. heather: steve centanni in washington. thank you, steve. >> reporter: you bet. gregg: one town agrees on the nr with the nra. altoona, alabama, making sure one of its four officers are at the elementary school during school days. town reside
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